Screenly

Screenly

Raspberry Pi based digital signage solution

4.3/5 (8 reviews)

Screenly Overview

Screenly is a Raspberry Pi based digital signage solution for use by businesses of any type or size. Screenly supports full HD videos, display image content, and web page content in 1080p resolution, depending on the user’s digital signage screen or screens.

Via Screenly's CMS, users can build and manage their own digital signage network, and with Screenly's API, integrate directly into other solutions.

Pricing

Starting from
US$20,00/month
Pricing options
Free Trial
Free
Open Source
Subscription
Value for money

Devices

Business size

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M
L

Markets

Australia, Canada, Europe, Germany, United Kingdom, United States

Supported Languages

English

Screenly Reviews

Overall rating
4.3/5
75% positive reviews
6
Excellent
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Average
2
Poor
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Terrible
Timmy M.

Screenly

Used Daily for 2+ years
Reviewed on 2018/09/18
Review Source: Capterra

Excellent

Pros

Really easy to use very functional. The fact that you can time and queue the digital elements is fantastic. The turnaround time from when the media is sent to when it actually plays is very impressive. We are very happy with our partnership with Screenly. The customer service is excellent with a "can do" attitude to solving any operational issues.

Cons

There is nothing that I dislike and at the cost it is better than anything other platform we have used on the market.

Response from Screenly

Hi Timmy,

Thank you for taking the time to review our software and we value your feedback. If you have additional questions about Screenly, please feel free to contact [email protected]

We appreciate you being a loyal Screenly customer.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend

10.0/10
Verified Reviewer

Goodbye to Free

Used Daily for 6-12 months
Reviewed on 2019/03/11
Review Source: Capterra

Very disappointed that first they cancel their free one-screen option to new customers but then turn around and disable accounts for pre-existing customers like us. No warning either. I discovered by noticing nothing was on the display and then when logging in to see the “account disabled” notice. Nothing I can do except purchase their monthly package that was overkill for our small organization. Since we can’t afford to pay, I’m switching over to info-beamer.

Pros

Was a really great option for our non-profit that couldn’t afford another monthly cost.

Cons

Nothing I can think of. It was easy to use and the free version had all the options we needed.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use

Likelihood to recommend

0.0/10
David N.

Review for OSE

Used Daily for 1-5 months
Reviewed on 2019/02/06
Review Source: Capterra

Excellent. Will definitely consider a paid version when it comes time to replace the OneLAN digital signage we have elsewhere.

I'd like education pricing and possibly local asset storage rather than cloud. We're a school and not a high turnover business

Pros

Free and can run on a Pi, can use Google slides. Everything a poor inner city school needs for a reception display

Cons

Again, just the OSE. Can't actively reboot it from the web interface, no means to check if it's still running (i.e. preview of what's on screen), which would be very handy if administering a screen from another building. I've had a couple of black screen incidents while playing about with the software setting it up.

Rating breakdown

Ease of Use

Likelihood to recommend

9.0/10
Conrad J.

Great for advertising in my store!

Used Daily for 6-12 months
Reviewed on 2019/02/06
Review Source: Capterra

Overall a very useful platform for advertising.

Pros

That it’s manageable from anywhere in the world and the very easy initial setup!

Cons

That there’s no functionality for PowerPoint files or to let the pages turn from one to the other.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend

10.0/10
Olegario M.

Great app

Used Daily for Free Trial
Reviewed on 2018/08/28
Review Source: Capterra

Pros

Easy to install and use. The free versión is fully functional.

Cons

Do not refresh the URL when there is only one asset

Response from Screenly

Hi Olegario,

Thank you for taking the time to review our software and value your feedback. If you have additional questions about Screenly, please feel free to contact [email protected]

We appreciate you being a loyal Screenly customer.

Best,
Samantha Richards
Screenly, Inc.

Rating breakdown

Ease of Use

Likelihood to recommend

10.0/10

Screenly Pricing

Starting from
US$20,00/month
Pricing options
Free Trial
Free
Open Source
Subscription
Value for money

A 14-day free trial is available, after which pricing tiers are as follows:

Bronze: $19.95/month (2 screens, 15GB storage)

Silver: $99.95/month (12 screens, 100GB storage)

Gold: $199.95/month (28 screens, 250GB storage)

Enterprise: $799.95/month (130 screens, 1100GB storage)

Custom pricing for deployment over 500 screens.

Screenly Features

  • API
  • Monitoring

  • A/B Testing
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Automatic Notifications
  • Campaign Analysis
  • Campaign Management
  • Content Management
  • Customizable Branding
  • Customizable Templates
  • Data Import/Export
  • Drag & Drop Interface
  • Email Marketing
  • Engagement Analytics
  • Multi-Channel Marketing
  • Real Time Analytics
  • Real Time Data
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Social Media Integration
  • Third Party Integration

Additional information for Screenly

Key features of Screenly

  • API
  • Automatic player updates
  • Content / widget store
  • Content library
  • Content scheduling
  • Digital menu boards
  • GPS capability
  • Media library
  • Multi-screen, multi-location
  • Multimedia support
  • Offline mode
  • Playlist management
  • Plug & play install
  • Remote deployment
  • Remote monitoring
  • Remote update / installation
  • Video wall ready

Benefits

  • Control all display content across one or multiple, multi-location screens from one dashboard, from anywhere.

  • Monitor the health of a digital signage network and get alerted via a custom status dashboard each time a digital sign experiences issues.

  • Assets are distributed and cached so that content keeps playing even if internet connection drops temporarily.

  • Screenly automatically and frequently sends security and software updates to devices, and is backed by Ubuntu Core technology.

  • An open-source version of Screenly - Screenly OSE - is available for free.

  • Screenly FAQs

    Below are some frequently asked questions for Screenly.

    Q. What type of pricing plans does Screenly offer?

    Screenly offers the following pricing plans:

    Starting from: US$20,00/month

    Pricing model: Free, Open Source, Subscription

    Free Trial: Available

    A 14-day free trial is available, after which pricing tiers are as follows:

    Bronze: $19.95/month (2 screens, 15GB storage)

    Silver: $99.95/month (12 screens, 100GB storage)

    Gold: $199.95/month (28 screens, 250GB storage)

    Enterprise: $799.95/month (130 screens, 1100GB storage)

    Custom pricing for deployment over 500 screens.

    Q. What are the main features of Screenly?

    Screenly offers the following features:

    • API
    • Automatic player updates
    • Content / widget store
    • Content library
    • Content scheduling
    • Digital menu boards
    • GPS capability
    • Media library
    • Multi-screen, multi-location
    • Multimedia support
    • Offline mode
    • Playlist management
    • Plug & play install
    • Remote deployment
    • Remote monitoring
    • Remote update / installation
    • Video wall ready

    Q. Who are the typical users of Screenly?

    Screenly has the following typical customers:

    Large Enterprises, Mid Size Business, Small Business

    Q. What languages does Screenly support?

    Screenly supports the following languages:

    English

    Q. What type of pricing plans does Screenly offer?

    Screenly has the following pricing plans:

    Free, Open Source, Subscription

    Q. Does Screenly support mobile devices?

    We do not have any information about what devices Screenly supports

    Q. What other apps does Screenly integrate with?

    We do not have any information about what integrations Screenly has

    Q. What level of support does Screenly offer?

    Screenly offers the following support options:

    FAQs, Forum, Knowledge Base, Online Support, Video Tutorials